Bottle: Lyon's Powder

Bottle: Lyon's Powder
Title
Bottle: Lyon's Powder
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 11.1 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Amethyst lead glass bottle made in three part mold with steeply sloping shoulders and narrow neck with lip; low relief inscription on shoulder; pontil mark in base.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1700
Marks 
molded: in low relief on shoulder: "B & P/ N.Y."; "LYONS/ POWDER"
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group